- Horst Brunner
(b Nuremberg, 5 Nov 1494; d Nuremberg, 19 Jan 1576). German poet and Meistersinger. From 1501 to 1509 he attended the grammar school in Nuremberg, and thereafter learnt the trade of shoemaking. The years 1511 to 1516 were his journeyman years, during which he travelled the length and breadth of Germany. After his return to Nuremberg he became a master shoemaker in ...